CM reviews PWD works; asks to complete road constructions by this winter season
Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal during a meeting with the PWD officials on Wednesday at Janata Bhawan, reviewed the progress of road construction and repairing works.
The Chief Minister directed officials to complete all pending works within stipulated time and stressed on quality construction of roads. He also directed officials and engineers to regularly hold review meetings with contractors for quality construction and faster completion of the roads.
Sonowal ordered f
inishing construction of 7913 km road under PMGSY within March 2019, which will connect 3,192 villages of Assam. Stating that good connectivity is essential for economic development, the Chief Minister asked officials to fill all vacancies in the department soon.
Saying that tourism season has started in the state when domestic and international tourists would visit the state in large numbers, Sonowal urged the PWD Department to dedicatedly work during this winter season to complete the construction and repair work of the roads of the state. “Roads make or mar the impression of a government and we cannot let outsiders take a poor impression of the state government about its commitment to improve the infrastructure” he stated.
Directing the Chief Engineers of the department to visit the different parts of the state after every 15 days to monitor the work in the field, Sonowal said that important events like Global Investment Summit are fast approaching and delegates visiting the state would doubt the capability of the government to build top class infrastructure by witnessing the dilapidated roads.